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Yuhchyau Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Cancer, Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interests

Head & Neck, Thyroid Cancer, Throat Cancer; Lung Cancer; Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2171

Fax: (585) 275-1531

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Credentials

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology - American Board of Radiology

Education

1976
BS | Taiwan - Non-Medical School
Arts & Sciences

1988
PhD | Univ of Washington
Experimental Pathology

1990
MD | Univ Washington Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Radiation Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Internship in Internal Medicine at Virginia Mason Medical Center

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Awards

2014
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

2013 - Present
Richard T. Bell Endowed Professorship in Radiation Oncology
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

2012 - 2013
Philip Rubin Professorship in Radiation Oncology
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

2012 - 2013
Fellow
Sponsor: Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine
Location: Drexel University College of Medicine

2011 - 2012
Patient and Family Centered Care Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2001
Educator of the Year
Sponsor: The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology

1997 - 1998
Buswell Fellowship Award
Sponsor: Department of Medicine
Location: University of Rochester

1995 - 1996
George Casarett Research Excellence Award
Sponsor: Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: University of Rochester

1993 - 1994
Clinical Oncology Fellowship
Sponsor: American Cancer Society

1986 - 1990
Course Honors
Sponsor: University of Washington School of Medicine

1983 - 1984
Graduate School Research Assistantship
Location: University of Washington School of Medicine

1982 - 1983
Research Assistantship in Surgery
Sponsor: University of Washington School of Medicine

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Publications

Journal Articles

4/2018
Xu L, Shen M, Chen X, Zhu R, Yang DR, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Chen Y, Lee SO. "Adipocytes affect castration-resistant prostate cancer cells to develop the resistance to cytotoxic action of NK cells with alterations of PD-L1/NKG2D ligand levels in tumor cells." The Prostate.. 2018 Apr 0; 78(5):353-364. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

3/1/2018
Xu L, Shen M, Chen X, Yang DR, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Lee SO, Chen Y. "In vitro-induced M2 type macrophages induces the resistance of prostate cancer cells to cytotoxic action of NK cells." Experimental cell research.. 2018 Mar 1; 364(1):113-123. Epub 2018 Feb 01.

3/2018
Xu L, Chen X, Shen M, Yang DR, Fang L, Weng G, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Chen Y, Lee SO. "Inhibition of IL-6-JAK/Stat3 signaling in castration-resistant prostate cancer cells enhances the NK cell-mediated cytotoxicity via alteration of PD-L1/NKG2D ligand levels." Molecular oncology.. 2018 Mar 0; 12(3):269-286. Epub 2018 Jan 24.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Translational Research in Lung Cancer
Book Title: Advances in Radiation Oncology in Lung Cancer
Author List: Singh D; Bylund K; Chen Y
Edited By: Jeremic B
Published By: Springer-Verlag GmbH2011 in Heidelberg

2006
Chapter Title: Molecular Staging of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Book Title: Tumors of the Chest: Biology Diagnosis and Management
Author List: Chen Y, Gandara D
Edited By: Syrigos KN, Nutting C, Roussos C
Published By: Springer-Verlag2006 in Berlin Heidelberg New York

2005
Chapter Title: Translational Research in Radiation Oncology of Lung Cancer.
Book Title: Advances in Radiation Oncology in Lung Cancer. Medical Radiology- Diagnostic Ima
Author List: Chen Y
Edited By: Jeremic B, Baert AL, Brady LW, Heilmann HP, Molls M, Sartor K
Published By: Springer2005

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